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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 66 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Historic Streets of Liverpool by David Paul
    Historic Streets of Liverpool - by David Paul

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781445671956 | ISBN 10: 1445671956

    The thriving city of Liverpool has become particularly well known over the last century for its maritime industry, contributions to sport and, of course, its legendary musical heritage. However, this city has a history that stretches back hundreds of ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Shall Not Be Moved by Brian Marren
    We Shall Not Be Moved - by Brian Marren

    £20.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526132963 | ISBN 10: 1526132966

    The city of Liverpool had frequently been prone to industrial unrest for most of its recent history, but it was the dawn of Thatcher and the sanctioning of neoliberal economic strategies which made Liverpool a nucleus of resistance against the encroa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Speke Hall by The National Trust
    Speke Hall - by The National Trust

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781843595205 | ISBN 10: 1843595206

    Speke Hall is a precious survival from the Tudor age - one of the most important timber-framed buildings in the north of England. Neglected during most of the eighteenth century, Speke was restored in the 1850s by Richard Watt, who filled its pannel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great War to Race Riots by Madeline Heneghan and Emy Onuora
    Great War to Race Riots - by Madeline Heneghan and Emy Onuora

    £7.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910580196 | ISBN 10: 1910580198

    In 1919, race riots in Liverpool culminated in the racist murder of Bermudian seaman, Charles Wotten, chased from a boarding house, thrown into the dock and pelted with stones until he drowned. This tragic event took place against a backdrop of racia ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harry Constable: In His Own Words by Bill Hunter
    Harry Constable: In His Own Words - by Bill Hunter

    £10.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780954207755 | ISBN 10: 0954207750

    Dockers set the pace for all the gains in wages and conditions during the 1940s and 50s. Most of their battles, against their bosses, the government and sometimes their own union, were led by rank and file committees. Harry Constable was one of their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool City Centre History Tour by Ian Collard
    Liverpool City Centre History Tour - by Ian Collard

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781445666662 | ISBN 10: 1445666669

    Liverpool City Centre History Tour is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this famous old port city.  Local author Ian Collard guides us through the streets and alleyways, showing how its famous landmarks used to look and how they†... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise by Keith Daniel Roberts
    Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise - by Keith Daniel Roberts

    £19.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781383179 | ISBN 10: 1781383170

    Liverpool Sectarianism: the rise and demise is a fascinating study that considers the causes and effects of sectarianism in Liverpool, how and why sectarian tensions subsided in the city and what sectarianism was in a Liverpool context, as well as of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hillsborough Voices: The Real Story Told by the People Themselves by Kevin Sampson, in association with the Hillsborough Justice Campaign
    Hillsborough Voices: The Real Story Told by the People Themselves - by Kevin Sampson, in association with the Hillsborough Justice Campaign

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780091955625 | ISBN 10: 0091955629

    On 15 April 1989 the world witnessed one of the worst football disasters occur at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield: 96 people were crushed to death and another 766 injured in what later was admitted to be caused by a shocking failure by police. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool: Gateway to Heaven and Hell - A Personal Odyssey by Neil Deane
    Liverpool: Gateway to Heaven and Hell - A Personal Odyssey - by Neil Deane

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9783864605734 | ISBN 10: 3864605733

    This book on Liverpool offers the reader many things: a comprehensive social and cultural history; an insider travel guide; an analysis of the city's people and the places they inhabit; the gripping tale of the Beatles in their Liverpool home and an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool: A Macabre Miscellany by Daniel K. Longman
    Liverpool: A Macabre Miscellany - by Daniel K. Longman

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445646947 | ISBN 10: 1445646943

    Liverpool has a deeply chequered past. As the second city of the Empire, she was a leading light in the influential story of Victorian Britain. This northern metropolis has thrived as a maritime port and has been home to a vast melting pot of people ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hillsborough Disaster: In Their Own Words by Mike Nicholson
    The Hillsborough Disaster: In Their Own Words - by Mike Nicholson

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445634869 | ISBN 10: 1445634864

    "Hillsborough will be remembered as one of the biggest injustices of the twentieth century, because those who were there to protect the public turned against them in their hour of need. The power of print media was at its absolute peak at that time, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool in the Headlines by Daniel K. Longman
    Liverpool in the Headlines - by Daniel K. Longman

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445648866 | ISBN 10: 1445648865

    Liverpool’s proud past can be well summed up by its headlines. Local author Daniel K. Longman delves into the archives of the Liverpool Echo to discover the events and personalities that have made the city what it is today. From the dramatic effects ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Your Granby Story? - by Various authors

    £2.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910580073 | ISBN 10: 1910580074

    "These memories of Granby Street chronicle the passion and importance of Liverpool's diverse cultural heritage. From stories of poverty, hardship, displacement and isolation, to those of entrepreneurialism, settlement and community, the overall tone ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secret Liverpool by Mark and Michelle Rosney
    Secret Liverpool - by Mark and Michelle Rosney

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781445640532 | ISBN 10: 1445640538

    When you ask most people about Liverpool, you could be forgiven for thinking that the city is only famous for its maritime history, its two successful football teams or for being the birthplace of The Beatles – but there is so much more to this amazi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Merseyside Tales: Curious and Amazing True Stories from History by Ken Pye
    Merseyside Tales: Curious and Amazing True Stories from History - by Ken Pye

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780750962933 | ISBN 10: 0750962933

    This fantastic collection of true tales celebrates the strange and curious secrets of Merseyside’s history. The fifty stories inside – from the lion in the wheelbarrow on the tightrope to the twelve young women ‘smothered by the incurable malady they ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool Pubs by Ken Pye
    Liverpool Pubs - by Ken Pye

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781445642604 | ISBN 10: 1445642603

    Liverpool was once the epitome of 'the city with a pub on every corner', but no longer. As social habits and communities continue to radically change, hundreds of pubs continue to disappear annually, and mostly without trace except in memories. Howev ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool Gangs, Vice and Packet Rats: 19th Century Crime and Punishment by Malcolm Archibald
    Liverpool Gangs, Vice and Packet Rats: 19th Century Crime and Punishment - by Malcolm Archibald

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781845029623 | ISBN 10: 1845029623

    Now world famous for football and music, in the nineteenth century Liverpool had a very different reputation. One of the greatest sports in the world, and Europe's western gateway to the Atlantic, Liverpool's emerging wealth and prosperity brought wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Electric Railways of Liverpool and Manchester by Graeme Gleaves
    Electric Railways of Liverpool and Manchester - by Graeme Gleaves

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781445639895 | ISBN 10: 1445639890

    Popular history will tell the tale of how the steam locomotive came to dominate Victorian Britain but while the steam railway died out in the 1960s, the electric railway was already a success story and one that would not only endure but dominate rail ... more

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  • Cover image of book Merseyside at War by Anthony Hogan
    Merseyside at War - by Anthony Hogan

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781445637600 | ISBN 10: 144563760x

    As one of Britain’s largest cities, Liverpool was heavily targeted during the two world wars. Many residents of Merseyside lost their lives in the conflict, both in active combat and as a result of hardships on the Home Front. In this book, author An ... more

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  • Cover image of book Did She Kill Him? A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery and Arsenic by Kate Colquhoun
    Did She Kill Him? A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery and Arsenic - by Kate Colquhoun

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349138565 | ISBN 10: 0349138567

    The sensational murder trial of Florence Maybrick that gripped Victorian society. In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, Liverpool cotton merchant James ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool: The Rise, Fall and Renaissance of a World Class City by Ken Pye
    Liverpool: The Rise, Fall and Renaissance of a World Class City - by Ken Pye

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781445637570 | ISBN 10: 144563757x

    The unique tale of the great port and city of ‘Leverpul’ begins in 1207; it does not even appear in William the Conqueror’s Domesday Book of 1086. Liverpool was created by the belligerent English monarch King John. Within sixty years of the end of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool by John Belchem
    Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool - by John Belchem

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781380000 | ISBN 10: 1781380007

    Long before the arrival of the 'Empire Windrush' after the Second World War, Liverpool was widely known for its polyglot population, its boisterous 'sailortown' and cosmopolitan profile of transients, sojourners and settlers. Regarding Britain as the ... more

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  • Cover image of book All About Liverpool by David Simpson
    All About Liverpool - by David Simpson

    £4.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781909486041 | ISBN 10: 1909486043

    Beginning life as a tiny town on the banks of the Mersey, flanked by a castle and the adjoining ‘Pool’, Liverpool has grown into a city of worldwide fame with many fine streets and a magnificent waterfront. It is a city with an unrivalled reputatio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Militant Liverpool: A City on the Edge by Diane Frost and Peter North
    Militant Liverpool: A City on the Edge - by Diane Frost and Peter North

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846318634 | ISBN 10: 1846318637

    In May 1983, in the wake of her victory in the Falklands, Mrs Thatcher won the second of her three general election victories. Liverpool, going not for the first or last time against the grain, elected a Labour council that vowed to be different. In ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walks Through History: Liverpool by David Lewis
    Walks Through History: Liverpool - by David Lewis

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780911205 | ISBN 10: 1780911203

    This book of Liverpool walks is a guidebook to the city's odd corners, and a practical handbook of urban exploration.   Nearly eight centuries of history have left their mark on Liverpool in street names and stories, from the breezy hill at Everton ... more

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  • Cover image of book Murderers or Martyrs by George Skelly, Foreword by Lord Goldsmith
    Murderers or Martyrs - by George Skelly, Foreword by Lord Goldsmith

    £19.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781904380801 | ISBN 10: 1904380808

    Copies available at reduced price £15! - when you order via our website the listed retail price will be £19.95, but we will charge the reduced price £15.00 (plus postage if for mail order) A spell-binding account of an appalling miscarriage of j ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool Ghost Signs: A Sideways Look at the City
    Liverpool Ghost Signs: A Sideways Look at the City's Advertising History - by Caroline and Phil Bunford

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780752465708 | ISBN 10: 0752465708

    Take a photographic journey into Liverpool’s often overlooked local, craft and advertising history. This intriguing book profiles hand-painted advertising from across the city and investigates the companies that commissioned the signs that now appear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool
    Liverpool's Children in the 1950s - by Pamela Russell

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780752459011 | ISBN 10: 0752459015

    Full of the warmth and excitement of growing up in the 1950s, awakening nostalgia for times that seemed cosy and carefree with families at last enjoying peacetime, this book is packed with the experience of school days, playtime, holidays, toys, game ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool Docks Through Time by Ian Collard
    Liverpool Docks Through Time - by Ian Collard

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781445604145 | ISBN 10: 1445604140

    The Port of Liverpool handles more container trade with the United States than any other port in the UK and now also serves more than 100 other non-EU destinations, from China to Africa and the Middle East, and from Australia to South America. Liverp ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900 by Michael Macilwee
    The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900 - by Michael Macilwee

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846317002 | ISBN 10: 1846317002

    In the nineteenth century Liverpool gained an unenviable reputation as the most crime-ridden place in the country. Dock theft, alcohol-related crime, prostitution, sectarian violence, a high level of female offending and armies of juvenile thieves ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool Blitzed by Neil Holmes
    Liverpool Blitzed - by Neil Holmes

    £19.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780857040794 | ISBN 10: 0857040790

    The Liverpool of early September 1939 was a thriving port and bustling city of over 800,000 people. World War Two changed this forever. Between the 27th June 1940 and the I0th January 1942 Hitler’s Luftwaffe rained down death and destruction on the c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool Landing Stage Through Time by Ian Collard
    Liverpool Landing Stage Through Time - by Ian Collard

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781445604138 | ISBN 10: 1445604132

    The Pier Head and landing stages have been places where the people of Liverpool have been able to view, participate in and enjoy many of the major maritime celebrations and events of the last hundred years. It is the city’s equivalent to the Sydney O ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cameo Conspiracy: A Shocking True Story of Murder and Injustice by George Skelly
    The Cameo Conspiracy: A Shocking True Story of Murder and Injustice - by George Skelly

    £19.50   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781904380726 | ISBN 10: 1904380727

    The true story of Liverpool’s Cameo Cinema murders vividly demonstrates the need to guard against police corruption and legal manipulation.  George Kelly was hanged in 1950 for shooting dead two men early in 1949: the manager of the Cameo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Picture Post on Liverpool by Colin Wilkinson
    Picture Post on Liverpool - by Colin Wilkinson

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781908457059 | ISBN 10: 1908457058

    A fascinating record of the way in which Liverpool was represented in Picture Post magazine, with many previously unpublished images.  Superbly illustrated, the book contains all the main articles that were written about the city. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Liverpool by Alex Tulloch
    The Little Book of Liverpool - by Alex Tulloch

    £9.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780752460062 | ISBN 10: 0752460064

    The Little Book of Liverpool is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. Here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bloody British History: Liverpool by Ken Pye
    Bloody British History: Liverpool - by Ken Pye

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780752465517 | ISBN 10: 0752465511

    Here is the LOATHSOME, LURID and DOWNRIGHT LAMENTABLE history of Liverpool!  Beginning with the mysteries of the Druids and featuring astonishing tales of bloodshed, battles and the Black Death, Viking assaults, Victorian gangland riots, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool: City of Radicals by John Belchem and Bryan Biggs
    Liverpool: City of Radicals - by John Belchem and Bryan Biggs

    £16.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846316470 | ISBN 10: 1846316472

    Uncontrollable, anarchic, separate and alienated from mainstream England, the Liverpool of popular imagination is a hotbed of radicalism and creativity. But is that reputation really justified?   Starting in 1911, a year which saw a warship o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool City Centre Through Time by Ian Collard
    Liverpool City Centre Through Time - by Ian Collard

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781445604121 | ISBN 10: 1445604124

    Although Liverpool has existed as a port since the thirteenth century, it wasn’t until the seventeenth century that it truly began to grow on the profits of trade with America, importing sugar from the West Indies and Virginia tobacco and exporting t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool
    Liverpool '81: Remembering the Toxteth Riots - by Diane Frost & Richard Phillips (Editors)

    £14.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846316685 | ISBN 10: 1846316685

    Published to mark the 30th anniversary of the street disturbances that took place in Liverpool 8 in 1981, a time in which Liverpool was at the forefront of events that also rocked other British cities and communities including Brixton and Birmingham, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Liverpool: Memories of Life in Disappearing Britain by Piers Dudgeon
    Our Liverpool: Memories of Life in Disappearing Britain - by Piers Dudgeon

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780755317165 | ISBN 10: 0755317165

    Our Liverpool is an oral history about the real Liverpool - about the city before its slick transformation to European City of Culture and about the spirit that remains at its heart.  Here, at last, is Liverpool's grievous and glorious past. And ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool by John E. Archer
    The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool - by John E. Archer

    £10.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846316838 | ISBN 10: 1846316839

    Liverpool gained a unique and notorious reputation during the 19th century for being an abnormally violent and criminal place. The Monster Evil intends to explore the historical foundations of this stigmatization: were the fears real or an invention ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool 1660-1750: People, Prosperity and Power by Diana E. Ascott, Fiona Lewis and Michael Power
    Liverpool 1660-1750: People, Prosperity and Power - by Diana E. Ascott, Fiona Lewis and Michael Power

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846315039 | ISBN 10: 1846315034

    Liverpool was unique among English towns in the rate of its commercial development from the late seventeenth century. Liverpool 1660-1750 provides the first significant detailed published study of the social and political structure of the town during ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool: Then & Now by Daniel K. Longman
    Liverpool: Then & Now - by Daniel K. Longman

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780752457406 | ISBN 10: 0752457403

    The popular tourist city of Liverpool has a rich heritage, which is uniquely reflected in this fascinating new compilation. Contrasting a selection of forty-five archive images alongside full-colour modern photographs, this book delves into the chang ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery by Edited by David Richardson, Suzanne Schwarz and Anthony Tibbles
    Liverpool and Transatlantic Slavery - by Edited by David Richardson, Suzanne Schwarz and Anthony Tibbles

    £19.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846312441 | ISBN 10: 1846312442

    Newly available in paperback, this edition is an important volume of international significance, drawing together contributions from some of the leading scholars in the field and edited by a team headed by the acclaimed historian David Richardson.&nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool in Old Photographs by Catherine Rothwell
    Liverpool in Old Photographs - by Catherine Rothwell

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780752449418 | ISBN 10: 0752449419

    Liverpool in Old Photographs brings to life the history of a famous port and city over the past century.  Concentrating on its varied shipping and unparalleled waterfront, its historic streets and buildings of outstanding architectural intere ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ships of the Mersey by Ian Collard
    Ships of the Mersey - by Ian Collard

    £15.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781848680586 | ISBN 10: 1848680589

    Overshadowing the port of Chester, Liverpool grew in size from the 1800s on sugar and slavery. Expanding over the following two centuries, the port has grown to take over part of the other side of the Mersey, with docks at Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cains: The Story of Liverpool in a Pint by Christopher Routledge
    Cains: The Story of Liverpool in a Pint - by Christopher Routledge

    £14.95   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846311505 | ISBN 10: 1846311500

    The story of Cain's, like the story of Liverpool, is one of passion, ambition and graft. It takes in immigration, global trade, terrible poverty and vast wealth.   In just two generations the Cain family went from the slums of Irish Liverpool ... more

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  • Cover image of book So Spirited a Town: Visions and Versions of Liverpool by Nicholas Murray
    So Spirited a Town: Visions and Versions of Liverpool - by Nicholas Murray

    £12.95   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846311284 | ISBN 10: 1846311284

    In this highly personal encounter with his native city Nicholas Murray blends literary descriptions of Liverpool across the centuries with his own memories of a 1960s Liverpool childhood to create an original and nuanced portrait of the character of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dockers and Detectives by Ken Worpole
    Dockers and Detectives - by Ken Worpole

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781905512379 | ISBN 10: 1905512376

    Ken's first book, Dockers and Detectives, has now been re-published by Five Leaves Press. This early study of twentieth-century working class reading and writing in Britain helped revive a number of literary reputations, such as those of Alexander Ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool Irish, 1800-1939 by John Belchem
    Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool Irish, 1800-1939 - by John Belchem

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846311086 | ISBN 10: 184631108x

    Liverpool in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was a great cultural melting pot and processing point of migration from Europe to the USA. The Irish in particular crossed to Liverpool in their tens of thousands before setting out across the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gangs of Liverpool: From the Cornermen to the High Rip - The Mobs that Terrorised a City by Michael Macilwee
    The Gangs of Liverpool: From the Cornermen to the High Rip - The Mobs that Terrorised a City - by Michael Macilwee

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781903854600 | ISBN 10: 1903854601

    Victorian Liverpool was a city of abundant wealth and abysmal poverty. By day the broad streets bustled with wealthy merchants making fortunes from the booming dock trade. By ngihtfall they were taken over by fearsome gangs from the foul courtyards a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Played in Liverpool: Charting the Heritage of a City at Play by Ray Physick
    Played in Liverpool: Charting the Heritage of a City at Play - by Ray Physick

    £14.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781850749905 | ISBN 10: 1850749906

    Becher's Brook at Aintree, the legendary Kop at Anfield, the 18th tee at Hoylake - just three hallowed Liverpool landmarks on the map of international sport. But sporting heritage on Merseyside permeates the entire region and its unique cultural lega ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day John Met Paul: An Hour-by-Hour Account of How the Beatles Began by Jim O
    The Day John Met Paul: An Hour-by-Hour Account of How the Beatles Began - by Jim O'Donnell

    £23.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415979337 | ISBN 10: 0415979331

    With many new photos and an updated introduction, The Day John Met Paul, a critically-acclaimed Beatles book, re-appears in a visually stunning second edition. The book is an hour-by-hour account of the fateful day the two founding Beatles met in Jul ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool
    Liverpool's Irish Connection - by Michael Kelly

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780955485404 | ISBN 10: 0955485401

    Liverpool's Irish Connection is a fascinating collection of Liverpool-Irish biographies. The book includes chapters dedicated to Nurse Agnes Jones, Michael James Whitty, James Muspratt, Percy French, Patrick (Dandy Pat) Byrne and James William Carlin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool 800: Character, Culture and History by John Belchem
    Liverpool 800: Character, Culture and History - by John Belchem

    £14.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781846310355 | ISBN 10: 1846310350

    WARNING - this book weighs nearly 2kg & so £5.45 1st class to post to UK addresses.   Ancestry and origin fascinate America. Study of the genealogy of this rich and diverse nation establishes a seldom recognized fact: the importance of Liverpool in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Merseypride: Essays in Liverpool Exceptionalism by John Belchem
    Merseypride: Essays in Liverpool Exceptionalism - by John Belchem

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781846310102 | ISBN 10: 1846310105

    Liverpool stands outside the main narrative frameworks of modern British history, located as it is at the intersection of competing cultural, economic and geo-political formations. Repudiated by some as as an external imposition, an unmerited stigma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mersey Voices by Diana Pulson
    Mersey Voices - by Diana Pulson

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780752418353 | ISBN 10: 0752418351

    Personal memories of ordinary people give us a unique and powerful view of life in the past.  This collection of reminiscences of Merseyside people was selected by Diana Pulson from the many interviews recorded by produced Ev Draper for a series ... more

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  • Cover image of book Images of England: Central Liverpool by David Paul
    Images of England: Central Liverpool - by David Paul

    £12.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780752406404 | ISBN 10: 075240640x

    This book of photographs not only depicts the cosmopolitan face of Liverpool but also traces the many changes that Liverpudlians have experienced over the last century. This isn't just a story based around grand buildings, it's about the ordinary peo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool Memories: Photographs of Local People, Places and Events from the 1940s, 50s and 60s by True North
    Liverpool Memories: Photographs of Local People, Places and Events from the 1940s, 50s and 60s - by True North

    £14.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781903204535 | ISBN 10: 1903204534

    A delightful collection of black and white photographs of bygone days in Liverpool. 'Turn the pages of this book and sample a little of the atmosphere of a living and vibrant, ever changing City. Enjoy, and possibly regret, the things that have been ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forgotten Hero: The Life and Times of Edward Rushton by Bill Hunter
    Forgotten Hero: The Life and Times of Edward Rushton - by Bill Hunter

    £6.00   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780954207700 | ISBN 10: 095420770x

    Edward Rushton was undoubtedly a heroic figure who should be given a place in Liverpool's history of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He was an uncompromising opponent of slavery, who at the age of nineteen became blind.  He wrote poetr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everton Football Club 1878-1946 by John Rowlands
    Everton Football Club 1878-1946 - by John Rowlands

    £10.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780752422596 | ISBN 10: 0752422596

    This collection of original material and photographs charts the history of this proud and well-supported club, from its early days, when the tema was still playing at Stanley Park, through to 1946. It illustrates the highlights of the period of the c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mersey Ports: Liverpool and Birkenhead by Ian Collard
    Mersey Ports: Liverpool and Birkenhead - by Ian Collard

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780752421100 | ISBN 10: 0752421107

    Ian Collard charts the developments that have taken place in maritime life on the Mersey, from the 1950s and 1960s through to the present day.   Ships of all shapes and sizes have been found on the Mersey, from the old Mersey ferries and the mot ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Disinherited Society A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool in the 20th Century by Margaret Simey
    The Disinherited Society A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool in the 20th Century - by Margaret Simey

    £15.00   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780853238003 | ISBN 10: 0853238006

    The early years of the twentieth century saw the emergence in Liverpool of a unique vision of what it might mean to be a citizen in an urban democracy. This owed its inspiration to the coming together of the idealism of the academics at the young Uni ... more

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  • Cover image of book Images of England: Bootle by Peter W. Woolley
    Images of England: Bootle - by Peter W. Woolley

    £12.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780752406244 | ISBN 10: 0752406248

    This collection of over 200 old photographs of Bootle is a fascianting archive of a lost age. The photgraphs cover a period from the 1890s right up to the 1970s and show in detail how dramatic have been the changes in both the appearance of the area ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day of the Hillsborough Disaster: A Narrative by Rogan Taylor, Andrew Ward  &  Tim Newburn
    The Day of the Hillsborough Disaster: A Narrative - by Rogan Taylor, Andrew Ward & Tim Newburn

    £12.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780853231998 | ISBN 10: 0853231990

    A collection of eyewitness accounts from supporters, players, officials and police of the day in 1989 when 96 Liverpool supporters were crushed to death at an FA Cup semi-final. Royalties from sales of the book go to charities designated by the Hills ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool and Slavery: A Scouse Press reprint of the 1884 account by
    Liverpool and Slavery: A Scouse Press reprint of the 1884 account by 'Dicky Sam' - by Dicky Sam

    £4.99   paperback   (1985) - ISBN 13: 9780901367327 | ISBN 10: 090136732x

    Facsimile reprint of a book first published in 1884, at a time when the British slave trade had been dead for more than 50 years, but many of the slave traders and captains who commanded the slave ships would still have been alive. (Which is probably ... more

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